Pulse Crops

Data & Analysis

March 9, 2015
Colombian demand for U.S. pulses (dry peas, lentils and chickpeas) has been constrained because of the competition with Canada, which entered into a free trade agreement with Colombia in 2011.
March 2, 2015
Peru’s calendar year (CY) 2015 pea and lentil imports are forecast at 73,000 metric tons (MT), up 16 percent compared to 2014.
February 17, 2015
On December 31, 2014, China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) published its final rule, the National Food Safety Standard on Nut and Seed Food (GB 19300-2014).
January 20, 2015
Favorable weather conditions throughout Mexico’s crop producing regions have resulted in higher production expectations in marketing year (MY) 2014/15 for corn and rice.